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Goodwood Test Day 2016

Laura, Wednesday 20th April, 2016


The first event of the IET Formula 24, 24+ and Silverline Corporate Challenge season arrived and also brought a large helping of spring sunshine along to Goodwood with it!

48 teams arrived at Goodwood Motor Circuit bursting with enthusiasm for the 2016 season. Some teams were ready to blow away the cobwebs they formed during the off season, whilst others were eagerly waiting to get mileage on their newly built machines.

Greenpower UK Welcome China to the Greenpower Family

Jeremy, Tuesday 12th April, 2016


Greenpower Education Trust, a charity based in West Sussex, UK, has licensed its Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) project-based education programme to an organisation in China who aim to replicate the successful Greenpower project, which requires teams of students to design and build a single-seat electric car and then compete on head-to-head races. Over 600 schools currently participate in the UK, and by the middle of 2017 over 200 schools in China will be taking part in events in Beijing.

 

Greenpower Education Trust & Spacesuit Media Join Forces

Jeremy, Monday 11th April, 2016


The Greenpower Education Trust has appointed Spacesuit Media as its official photographic partner for 2016.

Greenpower Partners with XCP Corrosion Technologies

Jeremy, Friday 8th April, 2016


We are pleased to announce that we have joined forces with XCP Corrosion Technologies.

 

XCP are now supplying Greenpower Education Trust with 'XCP Green One' to give away with every new Goblin and Kit Car that is sold.  

 

XCP Green one is a bio-based lubricating and maintenance spray that outperforms the UK market leader and is now available across the UK. With zero reliance on crude oil ingredients, XCP GREEN ONE is the UK’s first widely available high-performance spray made from >99% bio-based materials.

 

Greenpower Education Trust Win Career & Enterprise Funding

Jeremy, Tuesday 22nd March, 2016


Greenpower Education Trust, a charity that inspires young people about engineering, has been awarded a significant grant to enable a major project in the Humber region to race off the starting grid.

The Greenpower Education Trust is among recipients of grants announced today (March 22nd) from an investment fund created by The Careers & Enterprise Company to prepare almost a quarter of a million 11-18 year olds across England for the world of work.

Big Bang Fair 2016

Laura, Tuesday 22nd March, 2016


16th -19th March saw the annual national Big Bang Fair descend upon Birmingham NEC. This year we were kindly invited by our national partners, Siemens, to be a part of their Curiosity Project Stand. Greenpower is one of a select few project to be supported by the Siemens Curiosity project which is a three-year engagement programme to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to life in the UK.

 

Plumpton College Goblins 2016

Becci, Monday 14th March, 2016


Saturday 12th March – Plumpton College Goblins, a little earlier than usual because of the Easter Holidays and Big Bang Fair (which we will be at this week!) but 24 teams were still in attendance from across Sussex and Kent – some already racing in their second event of the season!

HMS Excellent Goblins

Becci, Friday 11th March, 2016


Saturday 5th March was an icy morning start for the first Goblin of the season – we did avoid the threatened snow though! The event had a record number of entries with 23 teams racing on the day – from schools across Hampshire, West Sussex and even Rose Hill School from Kent in attendance!

HMS Excellent Goblins - Programme

Becci, Monday 29th February, 2016


You can now view the programme for the upcoming HMS Excellent Goblin event taking place on Saturday 5th March.

 

http://www.greenpower.co.uk/3Dissue/HMS-excellent-programme/index.html

 

 

Simple Scratch Builds - SG1

Laura, Monday 29th February, 2016


 

In 2015 we learnt that it would be the last year of competing for one of our top private teams, North Highland Young Engineers. With a successful string of simple, low cost, yet very competitive cars to their name they were the ideal candidates to set a project we’d been wanting to run for a while.

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